Objective

To obtain an editorial and public relations internship with Teen Vogue in order to utilize my news gathering, interviewing and AP writing skills in the journalism field.

Experience

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Broadcast Journalist

LSU's Tiger TV News Station, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Produced weekly news packages, vosots and generated story ideas.
  • Fostered team work with the television staff and administrators.
Aug 2013 - Jan 2014

Marketing Chair

LSU Homecoming Committee, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Managed a fifty-member team providing weekly updates regarding homecoming preparation and planning.
  • Regulated the social media sites Facebook and Twitter.
  • Oversaw production of build board advertisements and print media.
  • Wrote press releases and distributed to local news stations, the LSU community and local media outlets.
May 2013 - Jul 2013

Public Relations

Noitavonne Inc.-Technology, Houston, TX
  • Planned and hosted the company's annual anniversary gala.
  • Worked closely with the company's CEO to stay within company's budget and expectations.
  • Maintained respectable and responsible customer service relationships with global clients.
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Nominated Attendee

The Louisiana Scholastic Journalism Institute, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Gathered news for packages.
  • Attended press conferences.
  • Filmed a live shot, b roll and edited the final package. 

Education

Education
May 2016

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication / Minor in English

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Media Writing
  • Visual Communication 
  • Digital Brands
  • Media Ethics and Social Responsibility 

Organizations 

  • LSU's Tiger TV News Reporter
  • LSU's Association of Black Communicators 
  • LSU's  Homecoming Marketing Committee
  • Student Government Freshman Leadership Council

Honors

Skills

  • Honors Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society,
  • St. Charles Parish Women's Scholarship,
  • Taylor Opportunity Program for Students

References

References

Furnished upon request.